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1. Foglia di Fico. 2. Foglia di Spina Bianco

Artist:
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Date:
1839
Medium:
Photogenic drawing
Dimensions:
21 x 17.5 cm (8 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.37 (22)
Not on view
Inscription: Image elements numbered by Bertoloni in ink on print, recto; signed by Talbot in ink on print, verso (sideways) C: "H. F. Talbot 1839"; inscribed by Bertoloni on album page, recto BC: "1. Foglia di Fico. 2. Foglia di Spino Bianco"
Antonio Bertoloni, Bologna, Italy; [...]; [Mario Galanti, Paris, France]; [E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, England (Feb. 1936)]

Daniel, Malcolm. "L'Album Bertoloni." Fotografia & Fotografi a Bologna, 1839–1900 (1992). pp. 73–78.

Smith, G. "Talbot and Botany: The Bertoloni Album." History of Photography 17, no. 1 (Spring 1993).



This print is identical in composition to that on page 9 [36.37(10)], but with less detail visible; it is perhaps a print from a negative made from the photogenic drawing on page 9.
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